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Funko’s STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Toys Include Two Ahsoka Tano Figures

Star Wars: The Clone Wars kicked off with an animated film ten years ago in 2008. The story set between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith unfolded over six seasons of television and followed Anakin Skywalker, his Padawan Ahsoka Tano, and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The important part of that sentence is Ahsoka Tano. […]

Why Are So Many Big Franchises Skipping This Year’s Hall H at SDCC?

Some major film and TV franchises are skipping this year’s Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con. On today’s Nerdist News Talks Back we discussed what their absence means for the Nerd Super Bowl, along with all of those Star Wars films in development, Jon Bernthal‘s return to The Walking Dead, Wonder Woman’s invisible jet, and […]

Does This New STAR WARS Comic Hint at a Path to Redemption for Kylo Ren?

We know that it’s still well over a year until Lucasfilm unleashes Star Wars: Episode IX, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of galactic entertainment for us to pick apart and enjoy in the meantime. Ever since buying Lucasfilm, Disney has done a fantastic job of creating a more streamlined expanded world of canon […]

How Lando’s Return Could Affect STAR WARS: EPISODE IX

When the original cast of the Star Wars trilogy reunited for The Force Awakens, there was one notable absence: Billy Dee Williams‘ Lando Calrissian. The Last Jedi also left Lando in the lurch, while the recently released Solo: A Star Wars Story reminded everyone why we love Lando thanks to Donald Glover‘s stellar performance. Now, […]

STAR WARS Concept Yoda Becomes a Comic-Con Exclusive

People sometimes describe Star Wars‘ Yoda as a Muppet, but he could have been a lot more Muppet-like. Conceived as a science-fantasy take on the archetype of the wise old martial-arts master, his design began humanoid and gradually went through stages that evolved him into something stranger, more alien, and ultimately easier to love. The […]

Has Comcast Killed the Disney and Fox Deal?

The deal between Disney and Fox seemed destined to happen…until recently. But Comcast has finally come in with its $65 million cash bid for 20th Century Fox, which is at least ten million higher than the House of Mouse was offering. Today’s Nerdist News Talks Back wonders if we’re about to see a high stakes bidding war […]

SOLO Should Be a Prequel for Qi’ra’s Rise to Crime Lord Power

When Disney announced in 2015 that they would be continuing George Lucas’ plan for a Han Solo prequel, it looked like easy money on paper. Everyone loves Han Solo. What the plan didn’t account for was a series of blows such as evolving tastes in the tales audiences want from a galaxy far, far away […]

Is George Lucas’ Idea for STAR WARS Sequels What You Expected?

Some Star Wars fans have questioned whether Disney has taken the sequel trilogy into directions never intended by George Lucas. But now that Lucas has revealed his idea for the sequels involved microscopic lifeforms, perhaps the nostalgia effect won’t be quite as intense going forward. Today’s Nerdist News Talks Back dives into the Star Wars trilogy that […]

Someone Turned Amazon Alexa Into SOLO’s L3-37

Last month, Solo: A Star Wars Story introduced moviegoers to L3-37, a free spirited and very outspoken droid who was the co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon when it was owned by Lando Calrissian. L3-37 was truly one of a kind, but that hasn’t stopped one intrepid Star Wars fan from attempting to make a L3 […]

George Lucas’ STAR WARS Sequel Trilogy Would Have Been About the Whills

As diehard Star Wars fans may know, George Lucas‘ earliest drafts for the original movie’s script involved a higher order of beings known as the Whills. Lucas initially had an idea that the Star Wars saga would be told through the perspective of the Journal of the Whills, a race tasked with writing the history of the galaxy. And […]

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